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Host Dez Daniels, Susan Riese (Manitoba Pork), and Aaron Alblas (Manitoba Liquor Mart).

Television show serves up 30 years of ‘Great Tastes’

Manitoba’s longest-running local show highlights farming families, relatable dishes in its 30th season

Early this month, Manitoba’s longest-running local cooking show began its 30th season. “Great Tastes of Manitoba” began when a committee of representatives from various producer boards and associations conceptualized it in the spring of 1990. The first show went to air in November of 1990, and it has been on the air ever since. Thirty

‘Great Tastes of Manitoba’ seeks sponsors to develop new farm-focused content in 2017

The popular cooking show featuring Manitoba foods is now entering its 28th season

A popular cooking show that was the brainchild of groups representing Manitoba farmers is still going strong — and beginning its 28th season this year. “Great Tastes of Manitoba” first aired in 1991 with half-hour programs airing on CTV with dietitians and home economists sharing recipes and offering expert advice on how to cook and


We Remember

the brave men and women who lost their lives in the World Wars and other places around the world? those who are presently serving in Afghanistan and other trouble spots? those peacekeeping troops whose tour of duty takes them away from their families for months at a time? the reporters who are killed in the

On “The Nature Of Things”

The Deerwood Soil and Water Management Association and the research taking place on the South Tobacco Creek Watershed will be part of a program on Lake Winnipeg featured on CBC Television’s “The Nature of Things with David Suzuki” Thursday, March 17 at 8 p.m.



Farmer Vision Gets A Digital Upgrade

– CRTC “If you use an antenna to receive over-the-air signals on a TV set with only an analog tuner, you’ll need a digital-to-analog converter box.” Rural residents who rely on “Farmer Vision,” the three or four television signals that are available without subscribing to cable or satellite, will see changes to how they receive

Correction Winter Wheat:

Of the six registered Canada Western Red Winter wheats in Seed Manitoba 2009 five are rated “very poor” for resistance to fusarium head blight and one is rated “fair.” Incorrect information appeared in the Jan. 29 issue. GPS, GIS training available: Farmers can now receive training workshops on global positioning systems (GPS) and geographic information

Cargill looking to buy

Cargill, one of the world’s largest private corporations, is looking for acquisitions, after the collapse in raw material and share prices cut valuations, according to a Bloomberg report citing an executive at the agribusiness and trading company. “There will be opportunities to acquire both assets, companies and hire people that we didn’t think we’d be